The Mystery of the Moondogs
William Kime, author
Two dogs, Wibber and Orval, try to rescue Perkins, a cat stuck in a tree, The plan involves a wheelbarrow and helium balloons. The dogs ascend higher than expected and are spotted by a little boy on a plane who is not believed when he tells his mother, Eventually the dogs return, leaving Orval in the top of a walnut tree and Wibber trapped beneath the overturned wheelbarrow, giving the family a mystery to figure out upon its return. Perkins, naturally, rescues himself. The colorful, illustrations depict both action and character.